What is Executive coaching?

Executive Coaching is when a coach works with industry leaders and senior members with managerial authority and responsibility within an organisation by assisting them transform and maximise their impact, performance and influence, develop themselves to become a more effective leader, improve their self-awareness, increase their confidence, achieve their developmental objectives, unlock hidden potential by working on their goals and challenges in a way that offers both support and a challenge.

Executive coaching challenges and supports executives to help them develop themselves and their business to excel over the long term and to find the resources within themselves to create sustainable transformation by creating space for thought and discussion.

What is an Executive coach?

An Executive coach assists in preparing for future roles, career changes or existing roles and provides support to sustain leaders during transitions to new responsibilities and more senior positions, assist managing stress, change, conflict or crisis, helps leaders who want to diversify their management skills, assists in accelerating the personal development of high potential leaders, provides an objective and independent sounding board for senior leaders and is often used for rewarding and retaining key staff.

An executive coach is someone who is a specialist in developing executives to continuously and consistently improve across various areas in their personal and professional life by challenging assumptions, setting goals and creating action plans which assists in optimizing their leadership performance effectively, gain self-awareness, clarify and achieve goals, achieve their developmental objectives which reduces overwhelm, frustration, stress and burnout , which allows them to unlock their full potential .

Benefits of executive coaching

  • Improves leadership abilities and skills
  • Assists in identifying of development opportunities
  • Creates a strong culture
  • Offers structure for leaders of an organisation
  • Identifies collective and individual strengths and weaknesses
  • Offers support in times of organisational change
  • Assist in navigating change at a professional and organisational level
  • Provides newly appointed leaders with strategies and techniques to develop others
  • Increases levels of motivation and cognition
  • Improves job performance and work engagement
  • Improves social, communication and listening skills
  • Assists in strength building
  • Can be particularly helpful in times of change and transition
  • Increases employee job satisfaction
  • Increases business growth
  • Improves employee retention
  • It provides different perspectives on existing challenges and situations
  • Assists with planning for the future
  • Bridges the gap in performance, whether its something obvious or something that has not been recognised
  • Increases collective and individual confidence
  • Provides an external perspective to identify blind spots